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>>> from the sky, a meteor >>> from the sky, a meteor scorches the skies over russia, hundreds are hurt, buildings are damaged, and it may be because of an asteroid set to fly by earth closer today. >>> and excited passengers excited to get off a crippled cruise ship after spending days adrift on the open water. >> never again on my life will i ever even walk around a cruise ship. i'm done. captioning funded by cbs news" for friday, february 15th, 2013. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, february 15th, 2013. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin this morning with a frightening meteor strike in russia. now, meteor sightings are a common occurrence, but not incidents that cause injury and damage. the russian interior ministry says more than 400 people were injured when the meteor, possibly part of a meteor shower, hit like a missile near the euro mountains about a thousand miles east of moscow and it's near a former soviet union weapons site. the meteor streaked across the sky this morning with a loud boom, leaving
of american families trying to adopt children from russia are dealing with. tonight, we share a story of a maryland couple caught in the middle of a political tug of war. >> reporter: for matt and julie, waiting is excruciating. >> i pray to god every day that he'll let us bring them home. >> reporter: in september, the couple left their farm flying to russia where they spent days getting to know two 10-year-old girls they desperately hoped to an't do. >> how did it feel when you actually met the girls? >> after the first meeting, we knew these girls were for us. >> reporter: wjz has flued the girls' faces since matt and julie are still waiting to see if russia lifts the ban on american adoptions. the government announced a ban this past december leaving couples like julie and matt in limbo. >> they both deserve a loving home, and that's what we can provide. >> reporter: many believe this adoption ban is in response to a recent american law calling for sanctions against russians who commit human rights violations. on the state department advisory c
russia. like this maryland family. they had their room set up. then an international dispute between the u.s. and russia comes between the children and their adoptive parents. >>> just before 6:30. 42 degrees. but light rain. good evening, everyone. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. >>> another major storm tears through the nation's heartland. it's blamed on at least 10 deaths. and tens of thousands of people are without power. first warning weather coverage begins with randall pinkston with more. >>> snow plows and sand trucks are clearing roads in the midwest. as drivers cope with the second big storm in a week. nearly a foot of snow has fallen in kansas and missouri. northern arkansas is getting flurries. and the storm has moved into illinois. >> it's getting pretty nasty out here. through all of this slush and everything. i'm just hoping it doesn't get up to six inches of slush. >> forecasters say this snow is the dense kind. so heavy and dangerous, it reportedly sent at least eight
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. >>> and the sky falls on russia. a meteor rips across the horizon, raining debris shattering glass, and injuring hundreds. >>> the risk you could face from reverse mortgages. and sally field tells us how she nearly missed out on her oscar-nominated role. >>> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> the shocker from out of space. >> hundreds hurt after a meteor rains down on russia. >> leaving several buildings shaken and damaged. >> almost 1,000 miles east of moscow. >> up to 400 people may have been injured. >> hours before a 150-foot-wide asteroid is supposed to pass by. >> hug your loved ones have them close and listen to some arrow smiktd. >> i'm glad to be out of here. >> the pleasure cruise that went very bad is finally over. >> first of all, sorry, carnival, for taking your bath robe. i figure they owed me. >> he murdered his girlfriend. >> there are reports she was shot through the bathroom door. >> a rare filibuster. >> i hope one democrat will look at chuck hagel's record and reconsider reconsider. >> just when you t
the deadly shootout. >> and fire in the sky as thousands look at in shock as a meteor burns over russia. the latest straight ahead. >> and looking outside. plenty of snow in rain in our area this weekend. so, when will it let up? meteorologist tim williams with answers in this first warning weather forecast. >> eyewitness news saturday morning is seconds away. >>> good morning. welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm meteorologist tim williams. the temperatures are in the 30s across the region. >> good morning. very mild yesterday, i liked it. >> yeah. that actually helped us out today. it warmed up the road. make it difficult for what came down last night and today to stick to the road. you will wake up to snow out there on the car, grass and bushes, that kind of a deal. not too much going on this morning. there is another wave of precipitation moving across the region. now we're in the up side of the temperatures for the day. we'll start going up here around sunrise. this is the wave now. one last night. this one
in sochi, russia. on thursday russian president vladimir putin began the official countdown. it will be russia's first time hosting the winter games. >>> when we return, weight loss help from your smartphone. we'll show you apps that promise to help you shed those extra pounds. [ male announcer ] rocky had no idea why dawn was gone for so long... ...but he'd wait for her forever, for any reason, and would always be there with the biggest welcome home. for a love this strong, dawn only feeds him iams. compared to other leading brands, it has 50% more animal protein. ...to help keep rocky's body as strong as a love that never fades... if he ever lets her leave again. iams. keep love strong. >>> here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country today. washington, occasional rain, 50. atlanta, mostly cloudy 63. st. louis, lots of sunshine. denver, mostly sunny as well. seattle, partly sunny, 44 the high. >>> well, by this time of the year, a lot of people may have given up on their new year's resolution to lose weight, but if you are lookin
injuries more than a thousand. -- over russia. the the shock wave injuries more than a thousand. >> reporter: the meteor exploded over a small russian town and caused a shock wave. glass shattered injuring hundreds, this woman went to the hospital with a bloody arm others had cuts on faces and heads. the explosion rocked the mountain range 900 miles east of moscow. scientists say it was the size of a large bus travelling at least 33,000 miles per hour. some fragments fell to the ground but it is unclear if they hit anyone. the meteor came without warning stunning a canadian hockey player living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang. i live in a 24 storey building on the 23rd floor i look up and the lights are shaking and i hear car alarms going off. it was just incredible. >> reporter: a zinc factory was badly damaged the roof and wall collapsed. meteor strikes with such a large impact are rare. these happen once every two decades. edward lawrence, wjz eyewitness news. >>> it shattered more than 1 million square feet of glass. an asteroid also
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russia are dealing with right now. this morning jessica kartalija shares the story of a maryland couple caught in the middle of a political tug of war. >> good morning. unless a russian court has already approved the adoption there's an indefinite hold on new adoptions of russian children here in the u.s. one maryland family shares with us their heartbreaking story. >> for matt and julie, waiting is excruciating. >> i sit there and i pray to god every day that he'll let us bring them home. >> in september the carol county couple left their farm flying to russia where they spent days getting to know two 10-year-old girls they desperately hope to adopt. >> how did it feel when you actually met the girls for the first time? >> after the first meeting we knew that these girls were for us. >> wjz has blurred the girl's faces since matt and julie are waiting to see if the ban is lifted. >> they're both deserve a loving home, and that's what we can provide. >> many believe this adoption ban is in response to a recent american law calling for sanctio
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>> axelrod: tonight, to russia from above. the exploding meteor and the shockwave heard around the world. ( screaming ) tony guida is tracking the aftermath of a very close encounter. the family of oscar pistorius says it will fight the charge of premeditated murder. kelly cobiella has the latest on the double amputee olympian accused of killing his girlfriend. 100 americans die every day from overdoses of prescription pain killers. >> so some days you're taking 22 pills. >> yes. >> reporter: mark strassmann speaks with an addicted executive. and manuel bojorquez has the story of this american teenager who is the youngest women's world slalom champion in nearly four decades. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. we begin tonight with that meteor that exploded over russia. scientists now say it was even bigger and heavier than they first thought 55 feet long and weighing 10,000 tons. it was moving at a speed of 40,000 miles per hour when it hit the atmosphere, produce an enormous shock wave that blew out windows and injured 1200 pe
and increasing pressure in the internet age. racing to be ready in time. russia is spending a day. -- spending big. today there was another development in the ongoing standoff between china and japan in the east china seas. a day after accusing the warship of using weapons on a japanese destroyer, japan's prime minister fired back, describing it as a provocative act. he said the country's need to go back to a strategic partnership with mutual benefit. after the recent flare-up, is that possible? >> on january 30, japan says the chinese navy locked its radar on a japanese destroyer in the east china sea. about 10 days earlier, tokyo says another chinese for gates -- chinese frigate did the same to a helicopter. japan cost prime minister condemned the incident. >> at a time they are resuming talks, it is regrettable china has carried out provocative action towards japan. >> the incidents are reported to have taken place close to this group of islands in the east china sea, which japan controls but china claims as its own. for months japanese and chinese coast guard ships have been engaged in a g
>>> caotic scene. a large meteorite slams into russia. triggering a sonic blast and injuring more than 1,000 people. >> i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. the meteor hit with the force of an atomic blast. you heard the sound. in fact, that noise in the fiery contrail had some people panicking, thinking it was the end of the world. edward lawrence reports with more on hundreds injured. >> reporter: the meteor exploded over a small russian town and caused a shock wave. glass shattered, injuring hundreds of people. this woman went to the hospital with a bloody arm. other his cuts on their faces and heads. the explosion rocked a mountain range, about 900 miles east of moscow. cameras throughout the area, caught the meteor, as it streaked across the sky. >> reporter: scientists say it was the size of a large bus. and it was twafling -- traveling 33 miles per hour. the meteor came without warning, stunning a canadian hockey player, now living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang. kind of in a 24-story building. i'm on the 23
. they're about a year away in russia. stay tuned, it's the morning edition and we'll be right back. >>> it's the bottom of the hour. it looks like we're going to have a nice sunrise and one of the cruise ships is coming home to port this morning. sharon has an accident on 95, she will tell you where, marty is over at first warning weather. >> 28 degrees on tv hill. 12 degrees chill ier ier than this time yesterday morning. another beautiful afternoon though. sunshine 47 at lunch on its way to a high of 48. some of you may see in your cars for a quick second this afternoon. >>> if you're about the pull up and head to work or school, here is sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> the numbers are pretty good on all your roads. we only have one issue to get in your way. it does not appear to be bad one. it's on 95 northbound at white marsh boulevard. our first accident of the morning does not seem to be slowing things thing. speed son send -- sensors on the beltway looking good. 63 and 55 on 95 southbound. that's a live look at 95 southbound. southbound lanes to the right northbound
. >>> incredible video out of eastern russia tonight. a meteor races through the sky, creating a sonic boom before crashing to the ground. [ explosion ] those were just two examples of the impact caught on tape this morning. it happened in the city about 900 miles east of moscow. the sonic boom shattered thousands of windows and glass shards. injured hundreds of people. much more on this rare, cosmic event, coming up at 6:30. >>> a familiar sight is heading to harbor east. the flag ship store for underarmour is opening its doors there now. more on this particular area of the city keeps expanding. >> reporter: well, denise, the good news, very few vaceanszs here in harbor east, as it is now filled with restaurants and high-end shops. and now, with underarmour coming this weekend, people say this is not only a destination for tourists other but locals as well. >> reporter: the energy of underwarmor hits harbor east. an 8,000-square foot store officially opens its doors saturday. >> it's going it to be a frenzy. it's fantastic this. is the biggest presenc
russia today causing a shock wave with a force equivalent to a small atomic bomb. the biggest meteor blast in more than a century. more than a thousand people were hurt, most from flying glass when windows were blown out. that streak of light could be seen for hundreds of miles. the city of chelyabinsk-- 900 miles east of moscow-- bore the brunt. mark phillips begins our coverage. >> reporter: this>> reporter: i visits from outer space may have been happening since the dawn of time but never before in the age of the dashboard video camera. on a highway outside of chelyabinsk in central russia a flash of light emerges out of a clear blue sky. it becomes a streak then foreboding glow. it leaves a trail and other cameras are drawn skyward until -- (explosions and screaming) -- a blast and its echos are captured here and here. some of the explosions are the sonic boom caused by a space object the size of a large bus moving through the air at what the russian academy of science said was 33,000 miles an hour. if you were in your apartment you suspected something was up. and then you were s
with wjz 13, maryland's news station. up next, police officers breaking speed limits. >>> how did russia even get this amazing footage. >> motorists have turned to dash cams for physical protection. >> a fighter chopper fly-by or a fighter jetfully-by or, i don't know, tanks! how unfazed are russians? even their cows in a mass cow tipping just [ bleep ] get up and they're like -- >> they take everything -- i haven't been to russia. do they take everything in stride in russia? >> i think that's the deal. >>> a top official is out of a job and others may be in big trouble. it all stems from a deadly accident caused by a trooper last year. >> mark strassmann shows why crashes are a problem among officers. >> reporter: one year ago a trooper answer add call about rocks being thrown from an overpass. mcclellan driving over 100 miles an hour with his emergency lights off slammed into 51-year-old campbell's car. he killed campbell and badly hurt her niece and granddaughter. he was given three traffic tickets. this video shows him in court. they're seen laughing and jokin
are injury ed after a meteorite falls from the sky in russia. there's some incredible video showing the meteorite sailing across the sky. it left more than 400 people injured mostly from broken glass. at least three people are hospitalized in serious condition. the meteorite is leading some to question if it's related to a asteroid headed towards asteroid. scientists say it isn't. nasa says there's no chance of impact from it. the asteroid is said to be about the size of an olympic swimming pool and is projected to come 17,000 from the earth that makes it the closest encounter since scientists began monitoring asteroids 15 years ago. >>> oscar pistorius is formally charged with murder of his model girlfriend. he broke down in court this morning as the charges were read. prosecutors said they will pursue a charge of premeditated murder. investigators have offered no motive for the alleged killing. pistorius's next court hearing is set for tuesday. >>> we're learning more about the tragic moments that led to a police recruit getting shot in the head during training. wjz stays on the s
. why people in russia are obsessed with dash cameras. >>> a beautiful day outside. today, chilly. but the clouds will be returning soon. don't miss your updated first warning weather forecast. people are stuck in very old habits of using toothpaste to clean a denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why dentists recommend polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher brighter every day. >>> it's postally sunny. complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> three boats are damaged after wind gusts spread a fire through a imagine engine marina. happened this morning at the lincoln harbor yacht club marina. thick black smoke was pouring into the sky above the hudson marina. fire officials blame high winds for spreading
video out of russia, where a meteor exploded above a rural area, injuring nearly 1,000 people. edward lawrence report fist are -- reports for wjz, people thought the world was coming to an end. [ explosion ] >> reporter: the meteor exploded over a small russian town and caused a shock wave. glass shattered, injuring hundreds of people. this woman went to the hospital with a bloody arm. other his cuts on their faces and heads. the explosion rocked a mountain range, about 900 miles outside. cameras caught it as it streaked across the sky. scientists say it was at least the size of a traveling bus. some fragments fell to the ground. but it's unclear if they hit anyone. the meteor came without warning, stunning a canadian hockey player, now living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang. i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor. and all of a sudden, i look up, and the lights are shaking. and i hear car alarms going off. it was just incredible. >> reporter: a zinc factory was badly damaged. both the roof and wall collapsed. meteor strikes
. >>> hundreds of people are nothing further in central russia after a meteor hit there. we want you to take a look at the meteor across the sky. officials say it caused sharp explosions, damaging buildings and injuring more than 400 people. many hurt by the broken glass fallen from the buildings. aircraft are now patrolling the area to determine additional damage. >>> a small asteroid will pass closer to the earth than ever before since scientists began monitoring asteroids. nasa says there's no chance of impact from it. the asteroid is said to be about the size of an olympic swimming pool and will come 17,000 mile from the earth. >>> now to a story we first brought you as breaking news today, oscar pistorius arrested in the death of his super model girlfriend. prosecutors announced they're going to pursue premedicated charges against him. here's jessica kartalija with a closer look at the case. >> olympic track star oscar pistorius looks down as he leaves the police station charged with murder. >> a young woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. >> that woman was reeva steenkemp, a mo
officials has marred the celebration. russia prepares to host next year's games, fears about the size of the budget and the readiness of the venue have climbed this out of the man in charge of ski jumping. -- have claimed the scalp of the man in charge of ski jumping. >> the official launch of the clock counting down the 365 days left until the winter olympics. vladimir putin fired one of the most senior officials in charge of the games after complaining yesterday about delays in the construction of the ski jump the very personal interest in the games is all about building an image of russia as a modern nation that can once more compete on the international stage with the world's most powerful country. the winter olympics has been a massively important prestige project, but for many people it has just meant living in a building for five years. on this street overlooking the olympic park, we found this woman. her old house fell apart when the whole hillside started to slip. notice how the kitchen cabinets do not line up with the door frame. she claims that an illegal construction dump
little to show for her hard work. the reset with russia has malfunctioned, hindering any solution to the violence in syria. and middle east peace is nowhere to be seen. >> i don't think that secretary clinton has been a very consequently secretary of state. shi they'll be remembered mostly as a celebrity and a world traveler. a person with the greatest number of frequent flier miles. not for her impact on some huge policy issue u.s.-russia u.s.-china, some great crisis. >> clinton believes that's a narrow way of defining her role and the scope of american power. >> my first responsibility was to restore american leadership which had been tattered and damaged. so that was one of the reasons that i was out there day in and day out. and i think we not only reversed that view but we set the table for dealing with a lot of problems. >> for four years hillary clinton worked on the seventh floor of this building and traveled the globe. in the process she evolved from being a politician to being a stateswoman. and she achieved another remarkable fe
scituate massachusetts. >> pelley: scientists in russia today said that they have found more than 50 meteorite fragments from that space rock that blasted into siberia on friday. they're finding pieces of it around a hole that it punched in a lake. some residents are selling fragments on the internet. 1,500 people were hurt by flying glass when the rock estimated at 10,000 tons created a shock wave as it tore through the atmosphere. we have new details tonight on what went wrong aboard that stranded carnival cruise ship last week. the coast guard tells us that the fire in the ship's engine room was caused by a leak in a fuel line. the fire knocked out power and plumbing. it took five days to tow more than 4,000 passengers and crew to port. what's behind the huge spike in gas prices? we'll look at the man who dilt the lakers jerry buss. and why would someone pay more than half a million dollars for this leather jacket? because of the man who wore it. when the "cbs evening news" continues. ♪ ♪ i wish my patients could see what i see. ♪ ♪ that over time, having high cholesterol
on that ship. >>> people in russia are still talking about and cleaning up after that enormous meteor explosion. the fire ball was said to be as strong as 20 hiroshima atomic bombs. it could cost $30 million. nearly 1200 people are injured by shock waves from that explosion. >>> this sounds like a lot of fun, hundreds of people in minnesota are trying to make the biggest lite bright mural ever recorded. it was made out of more than a half a million of those glowing little pegs. it took five days for volunteers just to sort through all the colors, nearly a month to stick all the pieces into the grid. it's attracting people of all ages including some who brought in their own lite bright pegs. >> i had a lite bright. did you have one of those? >> yes, i'm wondering where they're finding that. do they still make light bright. i can see you trying to make weather graphics with it. >> you probably did that when you were a little kid. >> high pressure systems. >> here's a storm, no, we love snow. use the white ones and the blue one. >> there is a littl
.s. and also by russia. >> pelley: emphasis on "possible talks." clarissa, thank you very much. clarissa has another story for us tonight about some of the people who are suffering the most. a few of the many rebel groups are connected to islamic radicals and christians who have lived in syria for more than 2,000 years are now fleeing right next door. >> reporter: this convent in the mountains of lebanon is a refuge for syrian christians who have been forced from their home and their country. there have been christians in syria as long as there have been christians. now, they are caught up in a civil war, increasingly dominated by islamic militants. "we came to lebanon because there is no more living in syria,." it's dead there. he made the dangerous journey out of syria with his wife and three children two months ago. already, churches have been burned, homes destroyed, and christians kidnapped. who are you most afraid of? "we are afraid of both sides the armed militias and governments," he told us. "one side is shelling us, the and other side is shooting at us. we have no guns. we have not
of russia that makes for the most contaminated nuclear site on the planet. >> wow. >> at the time of sequester, taxpayers spend $2 billion per year just maintaining the cleanup operation. then it was revealed that hundreds of gallons of high-level toxic waste have been leaking over the last several years right into the ground. eventually into the ground water and maybe the columbia river. >> you say the most contaminated site in the world behind places in russia. who's at risk? >> we have to realize that nuclear waste is a toxic witch's brew of chemicals, the most dangerous known to science. plutonium, enriched uranium, nitric acid solvents all mixed in a liquid vat. and we have 56 million gallons worth of this toxic stuff. to get this into perspective, to get your head around this imagine 80 olympic-sized swimming pools containing the most toxic substance known to science of which two olympic-size swimming pools have leaked right into the ground and eventually into the water table and, perhaps, even into people's drinking water. >> what are you going to do? >> we
. in russia in 1908 a near carbon copy plowed into siberia giving russia a black eye. it wiped out thousands of real estate and was about the size of an apartment building and hit the force of three to ten tons of tnt. remember if it hit new york city it would really ruin your valentine's day. we're talking about a flash of light, a fire ball emerging and then we would have meteors and a firestorm spreading out to about 20 miles. that means long island westchester, fairfield county. >> you say it with such enthusiasm. and then it would go this far and everyone would die and there would be nothing left. we should say it's just animation it's animation. we dodge add bullet. it's not going to hit us. how rng we should point out there is other good news and that is very large objects like a mile across could wipe out life forms like dinosaurs, so the very fact that we're here talking today talk about this is because one wiped out the dinosaurs that was six miles across. it was a planet buster. and we're here today because of that fact, because of the fact that a gigantic o
tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. sudden impact. a meteor explodes in the skies over russia. now, there's a gold rush on tiny fragments. >>> he looked at me. and in a really hateful way. and he said f'ing [ bleep ] >> reporter: what happened to this 2-year-old boy that is causing outrage nationwide. >>> a city neighborhood unearthed a plan to go green. i'm mary bubala. details coming up. >>> and don't forget your umbrella tomorrow. you need your heavy jacket, too? that's a quick question. don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast. >>> prompter. okay. >>> clear, 37 degrees in central maryland now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> a business executive is fired. after realliedly assaulting a 2- year-old on a plane. that's not all. it happened on a flight from minneapolis earlier this month. now, that man is facing federal charges. jessica kartalija has the story. >> reporter: when jessica bennett, and her 2-year-old adopted son jonah took their seats next to joseph hundley, their flight got off to a rock
, scientists know a little bit more about that meteor that exploded in russia friday. the blast shattered windows, daj damages buildings and injured thousands of people. scientists say it indicates it was a rocky meteor, about 10% iron. they believe a larger fragment is still under water. nasa says the meteor was 55 feet wide and weighed 10,000 tons. >>> more reaction today to the apparent suicide of country music star mindy mccready. she burst onto the music scene when she was just 18. as manuel bahorkes reports for wjz, her quick success was followed by a slow, painful, unraveling. >> i can tell he's going to ask me to dance ♪ >> reporter: mindy mccready rose to fame in 1996, with her debut album, 10,000 angels. but it was her life outside the recording studio that stole the spotlight. >> just google, and you'll see the images that pop up. she's got several mug shots. >> reporter: on top of stints in and out of jail and rehab, the singer was plagued by a long list of other problems. eight years ago, billy mcknight, the father of her oldest son, wa
in both of these countries and will need to involve russia, iran, and india for this to work but today was a start. president karzai ended his day in royal comfort. he has one more year of this before an election in which she has to stand down, a year to forge a peace that has been elusive until now. >> with so much violence at the moment pakistan and afghanistan those peace talks are particularly important. a 5-year-old boy has been freed and alabama after police shot dead the gunman who was holding him. the child was taken last week from his school bus after it and jimmy lee dykes held the boy in a bunker after a week. never say he was a missing person with anti-government use. the u.s. and france have agreed that military operations in mali should be handed over to united nations mission as soon as possible. french forces entered northern mali three weeks ago launching aerial strikes against islamic militants. today, the french president held talks with american vice- president joe biden in paris. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad has volunteered to become the first person sent
is not china or russia. it's some private actor or one of these terrorist states that get this access and as yet they do not seem to have the capabilities of the big powers. >> one of the things that changed the story since august when the legislation failed is the iranian activity-- i think the iranians-- you know, the chinese-- some chinese officials once said to me, "you don't have to worry about us disrupting wall street because we own it. so why would we do that?" fair point. same for the russians. but the iranians are a little crazier, and i think you're seeing a shift in industry as they think about we're facing pup more dynamic opponent. there's been another development, too, which both n.s.a., the national security agency, and their australian counter-parts have identified basic measures that really put us at risk so we can new say, "here's what you need to do to make us safer." the question is how do you get companies to go along and that's going to be a debate. >> schieffer: let's go around the table start with you jane. what do we need to do? >> on cyber? i think the counc
of about 2.4 megatons, or 180 her hir seem as. that's a nasty bit of business. russia got clobbered one other time when a rock about 330 feet across exploded, unleashed a 30-megaton blast. so these things do happen. >> schieffer: what is the likelihood of something like that happening gaining? we have a pretty good idea of what's out there but not 100% idea of what's out there. >> that's absolutely true. the likelihood of one of the rocks that just passed by we have one of them about every 40 years and it hits the ground every 1200 years. even though that's a love human lifetimes, it's something we want to avoid. we know in the 100 to 150-foot range there are a million such objects out there. nasa is doing a very good job cataloging all the ones they can, but so far they've been able to find just about 10,000 of them. so we're a little ways away from having the complete inventory. >> schieffer: well, let me just ask you this question-- is there something the government ought to be doing or science ought to be doing that it's not doing? >> actually, believe it or not we are handling this
) at the same time we'll engage russia to seek further reductions in our nuclear arsenals and continue leading the global effort to secure nuclear materials that could fall into the wrong hands. because our ability to influence others depends on our willingness to lead and meet our obligations. america must also face the rapidly growing threat from cyber attacks. (applause) now we know hackers steal people's identities and infiltrate private e-mails. we know foreign countries and companies swipe our corporate secrets. now our enemies are also seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, our air traffic control systems. we can not look back years from now and wonder why we did nothing in the face of real threats to our security and our economy. that's why earlier today i signed a new executive order that will strengthen our cyber defenses by increasing information sharing and developing standards to protect our national security, our jobs, and our privacy. (applause) but now congress must act as well bypassing legislation to give our government a greater capacity
's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the u.s., the u.n., china, and russia are condemning north korea's latest nuclear test. we'll show you what president obama says during the state of the union. >>> and lightning strikes the vatican hours after pope benedict's shocking announcement. we'll see what the cardinals may be looking for when they choose a new pope. >>> first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> president obama is calling the test a highly provacative act. >> north korea's defied the world yet again. the country confirms this morning it conducted its third nuclear weapons test. >> destabilizing for the region it's a threat to the united states. it's a threat to the international peace and security. >> the president came to power with a world view that's different. >> afterwards i heard him say i want to reduce u.s. influence in the world. >> you never heard him call call himself a liberal before the election. >> the vatican spokesman revealed that benedict has been wearing a pacemaker for some time and had an operation to re
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